Sage 200 Vs. Sage Intacct

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When window, or should I say screen, shopping for the perfect accounting software solution for your business there is so much to take in, so much to consider. Allow this article to help you wade through the, rather intimidating, sea of technical jargon and get down to the cold hard facts.

Let’s compare two leading accounting solutions, accessing their strengths and industry focus enabling you to be more in the know when deciding which solution will help support your business and streamline your processes. These solutions both have a strong presence in the SME market, but with different focuses, allow us to help you find the perfect system.

Introducing Sage 200…

Take your business to the next level, with 24/7 visibility for 365 days a year you and your business can be at one, working harmoniously towards your goals, whatever they may be. We all wish there were more hours in the day, but a financial quarter can pass you by before you know it. Sage 200 supports your business ensuring you are MTD compliant when it comes to VAT submission time. With constant detailed visibility of your business operations, you can easily manage your accounts, customer manufacturing, supply chain and business intelligence from one centralised location.

The demand for flexible access and remote working is growing rapidly, Sage 200 provides access from your desktop and on the move (due to the integration with Microsoft Office 365), giving you unlimited potential for the growth of your business operations.

Despite the name, Sage 200cloud is not a true cloud solution- confusing we know! It is very much an on-premise system with cloud connectivity. Sage 200 is perfect for small to medium sized businesses with 10-250 employees.

Sage 200 is both customisable and scalable, whatever stage you are in your business journey, like a devoted companion, Sage 200 will support you. Sage 200 is more than basic accounting software; it is an invaluable business tool, with intelligence that is constantly improving.

With the ability to integrate Sage 200 with your CRM system, Sage 200 can provide you with an in-depth analysis, a clear overview of your customer accounts and the potential to see into the future with the ability to spot patterns and trends that will inevitably keep you strides ahead of the competition.

Features include:

  • CRM integration
  • Microsoft Office 365 integration
  • Mobile applications
  • Track and manage stock and secure cloud access with backup
  • Create professional invoices and quotes
  • Financials
  • Excel reporting
  • Commercials
  • Bill of materials
  • Sage payments
  • Business intelligence
  • Sales
  • Project accounting

Industry specialisms:

  • Manufacturing
  • Wholesale and Distribution
  • Retail
  • Independent Schools’

All of which with an annual turnover between £2- £100 million.

Find out more about Sage 200

Introducing Sage Intacct…

This revolutionary system is the new kid on the block in the UK accounting software-market. Having been crowned the #1 accounting and financial management software solution, according to G2, it’s easy to see why there is a whirlwind of hype around this innovative product. With true cloud flexibility, Sage Intacct may hold the key to your exciting and successful future.

As a true cloud solution, this intuitive, easy-to-use system enables your employees around the world to share data at the click of a button, giving you complete visibility and providing them with crucial data at their fingertips. Sage Intacct removes the need for expensive, demanding, and generally awkward infrastructure, reducing the drain on your money and resources.

Like Sage 200, Sage Intacct’s strengths lie in particular industries; Subscription and SaaS, Not for Profit, Professional Services, Hospitality and Franchise and Wealth Management. Sage Intacct gives you the opportunity to create a bespoke dashboard depending on your industry, enabling you to focus on relevant KPIs.

Analysists have named Sage Intacct a ‘visionary’ and a ‘leader’, it’s no surprise considering the core financials and advanced functionality of this revolutionary software solution.

  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Cash management
  • General ledger
  • Order Management
  • Fixed Assets
  • Multi-entry and global consolidations
  • Vendor payment services
  • Inventory Management
  • Project accounting
  • Revenue recognition
  • Spend Management
  • Purchasing
  • Fixed assets

With 4 releases each year, and an average of 50 new features, the reasons to migrate are endless. Sage Intacct has a strong relationship with Salesforce and can integrate with ease, handling 100 million application requests per day, 1 billion API calls per month and over 50 billion financial records.

Find out more about Sage Intacct

There is no doubt that both Sage Intacct and Sage 200 are leading financial management systems that can revolutionise business processes, but now it’s down to you to decide if either are for you!

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